Is recently resigned and former Mayor Heidi Harmon a victim of online hate speech? In a sit-down interview at her home in San Luis Obispo, Harmon speaks to reporter Amanda Wernik about the recent controversy.
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Cal Poly Alumn Erica Stewart Appointed as New Mayor of San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo appointed Vice Mayor Erica A. Stewart as Mayor of San Luis Obispo last night, replacing former mayor Heidi Harmon after she resigned in August. Council members Carlyn Christianson, Andy Pease and Jan Marx unanimously voted to approve Stewart as mayor over candidates Jefferey Conley Specht and Josh Cohen. Stewart was appointed from […]
San Luis Obispo ranked No. 1 in small clean energy
San Luis Obispo has been ranked No. 1 in small clean energy leaders by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Heidi Harmon wins race for mayor, Pease and Marx return to city council
Heidi Harmon won the race for San Luis Obispo Mayor by a landslide with about 52.34% of the vote.
San Luis Obispo County sees highest voter turnout in history
San Luis Obispo County experienced record-breaking voter turnout in the 2020 election, as 88.35% of registered voters in the county cast a ballot this election. “The turnout this year was just off the charts,” County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong said. About 83% of registered voters cast a ballot in the 2016 election — the second […]
Four Years of Heidi Harmon
Heidi Harmon was elected for mayor in 2016, and is running for a third term this election. In San Luis Obispo, the mayor has equal voting power as the rest of the city council, and they’ve worked together to manage the city’s pandemic response, address the Black Lives Matter Movement, pass policies to protect the environment and more. […]
Fact check: Mustang News Mayoral Debate
Journalism senior Hailey Nagma fact checked some of the factual claims made by the candidates during the debate.
Meet San Luis Obispo Mayoral Candidate: Heidi Harmon
Incumbent Heidi Harmon is seeking a third term as San Luis Obispo’s mayor. Prior to being elected for mayor in 2016, Harmon had no electoral experience. Rather, she was engaged in the community as a community organizer, predominantly for climate action, for more than a decade.
District Attorney Dan Dow responds to Mayor Heidi Harmon’s letter
San Luis Obispo County’s District Attorney Dan Dow responded on Oct. 19 to an open letter sent by San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon, refuting claims Harmon made about him. On Oct. 17, Harmon sent an open letter to her campaign constituents addressing the recent arrest of three Black Lives Matter activists. In the letter, […]
San Luis Obispo primary endorsements for Democratic presidential candidates
With the March 3 primary approaching, Mustang News asked local political groups who they would be endorsing in the presidential primary election
SLO named Sustainable City of the Year for its goal to reach 100 percent carbon neutrality
The city was recognized for multiple different actions they plan to take to reach their goal of 100 percent carbon neutrality by 2035.